Three Valleys Hike Kandersteg Switzerland

Activity overview

Practising climbing, sleeping in a hut nearly 2’000 m over the sea level, seeing three different valleys from different perspectives and reaching a maximum altitude of 2'735 m - 2 days of true alpine experience!

Start the morning hiking up to the Ueschinen Hut, where you will have lunch before spending the afternoon rock climbing. In the evening, relax and enjoy the amazing views from the hut. The next day you will gain some elevation and get to see lovely sceneries from many different places. At the end of the hike, we will take the cable car down to KISC.

Schedule 

This is only a guide. Times might change according to the weather and the group’s ability.

Day 1

Meet your guide outside the Chalet, equipment check  08:30
Walk to the Hut via Ueschinen valley  09:00
Arrive at the hut, eat lunch  12:00
Climbing basics  13:00
Climbing at Morning rock  13:30
Climbing at Milk Rock  15.00
Cook dinner  18:00
Briefing for day 2  19:00

Day 2

Wake up, eat breakfast, clean the hut  06:45 
Start hiking  07:30
Arrive at Tschingellochtighorn  11:00
Traverse across to Schwarzgratli, stop for lunch  13:00
Hike to Schwarnbach, stop for a snack if time allows  14:00
Take Sunnbuel cable car down  16:00
Arrive back at KISC  17:00
Pricing 

Price Adult: CHF 50.00

Price Child: CHF 50.00

Price includes: KISC Guide, climbing equipment, overnight at the Ueschinen Hut, the cable car down from Sunnbüel

Price does not include: Meals (Dinner, breakfast and packed lunch)

Guest Cancellation:

  • Less than 7 days before activity: fee of 50% of the price per person
  • Less than 48 hours in advance: Non-refundable

 

Important information 
  • This activity is not available to start on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group.

  • Don’t forget to plan your meals. If you want meals provided by KISC you need to book them separately. We advise to book a packed lunch for the first day (prepared in the morning), and a hut food package that includes dinner on the first day and breakfast on the second day. For the lunch on the second day, you can book packed lunch which is also prepared by your group on the morning of the first day.

  • There is a kitchen at the hut available to use for all groups staying there. This includeds two stoves (one wood burning and one gas), access to fresh water, cooking utensiles, plates, cups, cutlery, oil and spices.
  • When cooking your dinner at the hut, please remember to cook for your Pinkie guide too; they will provide their own lunches and breakfast.

  • Please help us to take care of our huts for future groups by cleaning the hut before you leave, and recycling as you would do at the centre. Your Pinkie Guide will be on hand to answer any questions you have about this.

  • In high season it may be necessary to share rooms with another group.

  • A sheet sleeping bag liner is required for the overnight. If you do not have one then you can rent a sleeping bag liner from Reception for a CHF 3.00 fee and CHF 50.00 deposit.
Equipment 
  • Rucksack - lightweight and water resistant
  • Hiking boots with ankle support - trainers or shoes without ankle support are not acceptable.
  • Waterproof jacket waterproof trousers
  • Water bottle (Full minimum 2 litres)
  • Warm clothing (long trousers and fleece, no jeans)
  • Sun protection (hat, sun cream and sunglasses)
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Personal medication (asthma inhalers, etc.)
  • Packed food
  • Pocket money (optional)
  • Sheet sleeping bag liner (not a regular sleeping bag)
  • Torch
  • Pocket money (optional)
  • Complete first aid kit  
Awards & Badges 

By completing this activity, you can get closer to achieving the following Awards and Badges: 

  • High Adventure Award
  • KISC Challenge Award
  • Huttentest: Ueschinen Hut
  • Huttentest: Schwarenbach

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
02.07.2019 to 03.09.2019
Guidance 
Guided by KISC
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 2 days
Difficulty 
TSA Terrain level 
2
Price adult 
CHF 50.00
Price child 
CHF 50.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Climbing
Hiking
Mountain huts
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 4 - 12
Minimum age limit 
from 14 years

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